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Dustin Hoffman

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Dustin Hoffman

American actoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1937.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (12%), (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Robert De Niro, Murray Schisgal, Wag the Dog

Linked to: Democratic Party, Los Angeles High School, Santa Monica College, Actors Studio

 

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Dustin Hoffman was born in 1937 add something


1955

Robert Duvall - In 1955, Duvall even roomed with Hoffman in a New York City apartment while they were studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.


1957

Rue McClanahan - She began acting on off-Broadway in New York City in 1957, but did not make her Broadway début until 1969, when she portrayed Sally Weber in the original production of John Sebastian and Murray Schisgal's musical, "Jimmy Shine", with Dustin Hoffman in the title role


1960

In 1960, Hoffman was cast in a role in an Off-Broadway production and followed with a walk-on role in a Broadway production in 1961. add something

 

Mel Gussow - In the late 1960s and in 1970 he and his wife Ann and son Ethan, actor Dustin Hoffman, and several other families lived in apartments in a townhouse at 16 West 11th Street

 

Susan Sullivan - She got her acting start in the 1960s playing opposite Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway play "Jimmy Shine"


1966

His first critical success was in Eh? by Henry Livings which had its US premiere off-Broadway at the Circle in the Square Downtown on October 16, 1966. add something

 

In 1966, Mike Nichols cast Hoffman in The Graduate, which prevented him from appearing in the acclaimed Mel Brooks film, The Producers as Franz Liebkind. add something


1967

Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach. add something

 

In 1967, immediately after wrapping up principal filming on The Tiger Makes Out, Hoffman flew from New York City to Fargo, North Dakota, where he directed a production of William Saroyan's The Time of Your Life for the Emma Herbst Community Theatre. add something

 

The film began production in March 1967. add something

 

Arthur Hiller - Also in 1967, he returned to comedy with "The Tiger Makes Out", starring Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson, and the film debut for Dustin Hoffman

 

Alfa Romeo - Probably the most famous appearance and presence on screen of any Alfa is in the 1967 hit film "The Graduate", starring Dustin Hoffman, Katharine_Ross and Anne Bancroft


1968

In December 1968, Hoffman returned to Broadway to appear in the title role of Murray Schisgal and John Sebastian's musical Jimmy Shine. add something

 

John Sebastian - In December 1968 a musical for which he composed the music and lyrics, "Jimmy Shine", opened on Broadway with Dustin Hoffman in the title role


1969

Just a few weeks after leaving the production, Hoffman's next major film Midnight Cowboy premiered in theatres across the United States on May 25, 1969. add something

 

Hoffman married Anne Byrne in May 1969. add something

 

Cleavon Little - Little made his Broadway debut in 1969 as Lee Haines in John Sebastian and Murray Schisgal's musical "Jimmy Shine" with Dustin Hoffman in the title role

 

Brenda Vaccaro - Vaccaro appeared with Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight in the 1969 film "Midnight Cowboy", for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe *award for Best Supporting Actress


1970

In 1970, Hoffman and Byrne were living in Greenwich Village in a building next door to the townhouse destroyed by members of the Weathermen when they detonated a bomb in the building's basement, killing three people. add something

 

Capitol Records - Columbia Records issued an album of dialog and music excerpts from the successful 1970 Dustin Hoffman film, "Little Big Man", and 20th Century Fox Records included George C. Scott's opening and closing speeches, as well as Jerry Goldsmith's score, in their soundtrack album made from the film "Patton"

 

John P. Hammond - He provided the soundtrack for the 1970 film, "Little Big Man", starring Dustin Hoffman

 

Thomas Berger (novelist) - Released in 1970, it was directed by Arthur Penn, and starred Dustin Hoffman and Faye Dunaway


1971

Herb Gardner - Gardner was the screenwriter and co-producer of the 1971 motion picture "Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me-" which starred Dustin Hoffman

 

Straw Dogs (1971 film) - "'Straw Dogs"' is a 1971 psychological thriller directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George


1973

Edward Bunker - He finally had his first novel "No Beast So Fierce" published in 1973, to which Dustin Hoffman purchased the film rights


1974

Lenny Bruce - Bruce was the subject of the 1974 biographical film "Lenny" directed by Bob Fosse and starring Dustin Hoffman , and based on the Broadway stage play of the same name written by Julian Barry and starring Cliff Gorman in his 1972 Tony *award winning role

 

George DeWitt - DeWitt came out of retirement in 1974, appearing with Dustin Hoffman in the film "Lenny"

 

Bob Fosse - Fosse went on to direct "Lenny" in 1974, a biopic of comic Lenny Bruce starring Dustin Hoffman


1975

Carl Bernstein - In 1975 it was turned into a movie starring Dustin Hoffman as Bernstein and Robert Redford as Woodward

 

Cleavon Little - In 1975, Little returned to Broadway to portray the role of Lewis in the original production of Murray Schisgal's "All Over Town" under the direction of Dustin Hoffman


1976

Roy Scheider - In 1976, he appeared as secret agent Doc Levy in "Marathon Man", with Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier

 

Bob Woodward - The 1976 film, starring Robert Redford as Woodward and Dustin Hoffman as Bernstein, transformed the reporters into celebrities and inspired a wave of interest in investigative journalism

 

Polly Holliday - While working on "All Over Town", she befriended the play's director, Dustin Hoffman, who would later work with her on the 1976 movie "All the President's Men"


1977

Bette Midler - In 1977, Midler's first television special, Ol' Red Hair is Back, premiered, featuring guest stars Dustin Hoffman and Emmett Kelly.

 

Popeye (1980 film) - In 1977, he said he wanted Dustin Hoffman to play Popeye opposite Lily Tomlin as Olive Oyl, with John Schlesinger directing


1979

Agatha Christie - The 1979 Michael Apted film "Agatha" starring Vanessa Redgrave, Dustin Hoffman and Timothy Dalton depicts Christie planning suicide, to frame her husband's mistress for her "murder"


1980

William Greaves - In 1980, Greaves was honored alongside Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Marlon Brando, Arthur Penn, Sally Field, Rod Steiger, Al Pacino, Shelley Winters, Dustin Hoffman, Estelle_Parsons, and Ellen Burstyn with the the Actors Studio in New York's first ever Dusa Award


1982

Jessica Lange - In 1982, Lange became the first film thespian in 40 years to receive two Academy Award nominations within the same year for her lead performance in Frances, co-starring Kim Stanley, and for her supporting turn in Tootsie, starring Dustin Hoffman.

 

Teri Garr - In 1982, she was nominated for an Academy *award for her supporting role as Dustin Hoffman's actress friend in "Tootsie"


1984

Stephen Lang (actor) - Lang played Harold Loman in the 1984 Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman" and the 1985 television movie with Dustin Hoffman as Willy Loman and appeared in the first Hannibal Lecter film, "Manhunter" , as reporter Freddy Lounds


1985

Hoffman turned to television in the role of Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, for which he won the 1985 Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries. add something


1988

Mark Johnson (producer) - Johnson won the Best Picture Academy *award for producing the 1988 drama movie "Rain Man", starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise


1989

Nathaniel Parker - He portrayed Bassanio in Peter Hall's 1989 production of "The Merchant of Venice" in both London and on Broadway, co-starring with Dustin Hoffman

 

Charles Durning - His Tony *award winning performance as Big Daddy in the 1989 revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", Matthew Harrison Brady to George C. Scott's Henry Drummond in the Tony Randall produced revival of "Inherit the Wind" in 1997, and Charley in the 1980 revival of "Death of a Salesman" starring Dustin Hoffman and Kate Reid

 

Rosanna DeSoto - In 1989, she played the wife of Dustin Hoffman's character in "Family Business"


1991

In 1991, Hoffman voiced substitute teacher Mr. Bergstrom in The Simpsons episode "Lisa's Substitute", under the pseudonym Sam Etic. add something

 

Dante Basco - He later appeared in his most famous role in Steven Spielberg's 1991 film "Hook" with Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman, as Rufio, the charismatic red-stripe-haired leader of the Lost Boys in Peter Pan's absence


1992

Cady Huffman - She made her film debut in the 1992 film "Hero" which stars Dustin Hoffman, Geena_Davis, and Andy García


1996

Ron Eldard - Eldard is known for his evocative role as sympathetic street thug John Reilly in the 1996 film Sleepers which co-starred Brad Pitt, Billy Crudup, Jason Patric, Kevin Bacon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert_De_Niro, and Minnie Driver


1997

In 1997, Hoffman starred opposite John Travolta in the Costa Gavras film Mad City and gained his seventh Academy Award nomination for his performance in Wag The Dog, in a role that allowed Hoffman the chance to work with both Robert De Niro and Denis Leary. add something

 

In 1997, he was one of a number of Hollywood stars and executives to sign an open letter to-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl protesting the treatment of Scientologists in Germany, which was published as a newspaper advertisement in the International Herald Tribune. add something

 

Kirsten Dunst - Also in 1997, Dunst appeared in the political satire "Wag the Dog", opposite Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman

 

Robert Evans (producer) - In the 1997 movie "Wag the Dog", a Washington, D.C. spin doctor distracts the electorate from a U.S. presidential sex scandal by hiring a Hollywood producer played by Dustin Hoffman


1998

Samuel L. Jackson - In 1998, he worked with other established actors such as Sharon Stone and Dustin Hoffman in Sphere and Kevin Spacey in The Negotiator, playing a hostage negotiator who resorts to taking hostages himself when he is falsely accused of murder and embezzlement.

 

Michael Crichton - The novel was adapted into the film "Sphere" in 1998, directed by Barry Levinson, with a cast including Dustin Hoffman as Norman Johnson, , Samuel L. Jackson, Liev Schreiber and Sharon Stone


1999

Carl Bernstein - Bernstein was portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in the film version of "All the President's Men", and by Bruce McCulloch in the 1999 comedy film "Dick"


2000

Robert De Niro - The sequel to Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers, Little Fockers, starring De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand, was released on December 22, 2010.


2002

In the 2002 documentary The Weather Underground, Hoffman can be seen standing in the street during the aftermath of the explosion. add something


2003

Runaway Jury - "'Runaway Jury"' is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz


2004

Seven years after his nomination for Wag the Dog, Hoffman got a second opportunity to perform again with Robert De Niro, co-starring with Barbra Streisand and Ben Stiller in the 2004 comedy Meet the Fockers, a sequel to Meet the Parents. add something

 

Gene Hackman - A 2004 article in Vanity Fair described how Hackman, Hoffman and Robert Duvall were all struggling actors and close friends while living in New York City in the 1960s.

 

Barbara Streisand - In 2004, Streisand made a return to film acting, after an eight-year hiatus, in the comedy $Meet_the_Fockers, playing opposite Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner and Robert De Niro.


2005

Hoffman won the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. add something

 

In 2005, he voiced a horse in Racing Stripes, and appeared in cameo roles in Andy García's The Lost City and on the final episode of HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm's fifth season. add something

 

Andy Garcia - In 2005, he released "The Lost City", which he co-wrote, directed, and starred in, alongside Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray

 

Kung Fu Panda - In November 2005, DreamWorks Animation announced that Dustin Hoffman, Jackie_Chan, Lucy Liu and Ian McShane would join Jack Black in the cast


2007

In 2007, he was featured in an advertising campaign for Australian telecommunications company Telstra's Next G network, appeared in the 50 Cent video "Follow My Lead" as a psychiatrist, and played the title character in the family film Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium. add something


2008

In 2008, although he was reluctant to perform in an animated film, Hoffman had a prominent role as Shifu in the acclaimed film Kung Fu Panda, which was praised in part for his comedic chemistry with Jack Black and his character's poignantly complex relationship with the story's villain. add something

 

FG syndrome - A 2008 study concluded that Kim Peek, who was the basis for Dustin Hoffman's character Raymond Babbitt in the movie "Rain Man", probably had FG syndrome rather than autism


2009

In 2009, he received the freedom of the Italian city Ascoli Piceno for being there during 1972 to shoot the movie Alfredo, Alfredo by Pietro Germi, where he played the role of Alfredo Sbisà. add something

 

Little Fockers - On August 24, 2009, it was announced that Dustin Hoffman was finally going to reprise his role as Greg's father, Bernie Focker


2011

In 2011, Hoffman reprised his role as Shifu in commercial and Critically successful animated film Kung Fu Panda 2. add something

 

Massive Attack - On 11 December 2011, their song "Splitting The Atom" premièred as the theme song on "Luck", a HBO television series starring Dustin Hoffman


2012

Dustin Hoffman received Kennedy Center Honors in 2012, with the following commendation: "Dustin Hoffman's unyielding commitment to the wide variety of roles he plays has made him one of the most versatile and iconoclastic actors of this or any other generation" add something

 

Hoffman had his directorial debut in 2012, with "Quartet" add something

 

In 2012, Hoffman's audiobook recording of Jerzy Kosinski's "Being There " was released at Audible.com add something

 

"Luck" was cancelled in March 2012 after three horses died on set add something

 

Tom Courtenay - In 2012, he co-starred in "Quartet", directed by Dustin Hoffman

 

Nick Nolte - He starred opposite Dustin Hoffman in the 2012 HBO TV series "Luck", which in spite of being renewed for a second season after only one episode, was canceled by HBO in March 2012 due to the death of three horses during filming


 

His performance was nominated for a 2013 Audie award for Best Solo Narration - Male add something

 

Film - Actor Dustin Hoffman claimed in 2013 that "


2014

Richard Curtis - He has adapted Roald Dahl's novel "Esio Trot" for a film starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench, set to film in early 2014, directed by Dearbhla Walsh


2015

Hoffman released an acting MasterClass in 2015 add something

 

Richard Curtis - He has adapted Roald Dahl's novel "Esio Trot" for television in a film starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench, directed by Dearbhla Walsh and broadcast on BBC on 1 January 2015


2016

"Finding Your Roots", March 8, 2016, PBS add something

 

Noah Baumbach - In March 2016 Baumbach was reported to be filming a feature called "Yen Din Ka Kissa", with Dustin Hoffman, Ben_Stiller, Adam Sandler, and Emma Thompson


2017

In 2017, writer Anna Graham Hunter alleged that Hoffman groped her and talked inappropriately about sex in front of her when she was an intern on a TV movie "Death of a Salesman" in 1985, when Hunter was 17 years old and Hoffman was 47 add something

 

In November 2017, TV producer Wendy Riss Gatsiounis accused Hoffman of sexually harassing her in 1991 add something

 

In December 2017, actor Kathryn Rossetter accused Hoffman of repeatedly sexually harassing her during a Broadway production of "Death of a Salesman" in 1983 add something


2018

Actor Liam Neeson was widely covered by the media in January 2018 for coming to Hoffman's defense, saying that touching a woman's breasts against her will behind the scenes of a play almost every night was "childhood stuff," and "you do silly things and it becomes kind of superstitious; if you don't do it every night you think it's going to jinx the show add something